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Toxic Power: How Power Plants Contaminate Our Air and States

The electric sector is the largest source of industrial emissions of toxic air pollution in the United States, accounting for nearly 50 percent of all reported toxic pollution from industrial sources in 2009. This analysis exposes the leading role power plants play as toxic polluters and for the "Toxic 20" states with the most toxic pollution from power plants. From the Natural Resources Defense Council.

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Last Updated July 20, 2011

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